Apple, Michael W., "Beyond Ideological Reproduction," pp. 154-166; 193-195 in his Ideology and Curriculum , 1st ed. Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979. 2nd ed., New York; Routledge, 1990.


Discusses the sociology and economics of school knowledge and argues for a critical examination of the relation between ideology and curriculum needs; uses the language of distribution and reproduction in the analysis.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum and Politics


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